Diana Uribe obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology with a Minor in Chicana/o Studies at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and a Master’s of Social Work at the University of California Los Angeles with a concentration in Gerontology. During her undergraduate years at the University of Utah, Diana volunteered at a low-income clinic and the YWCA providing interpretation and administrative services to patients and program participants. Prior to beginning her graduate program, Diana worked at a domestic violence agency in Los Angeles as a case manager where she facilitated psychoeducational classes and helped clients connect to services in the area. As a first- year MSW intern at Foothill Family Services in La Puente, Diana provided child psychotherapy, family psychotherapy and case management for children and families. Diana’s second year internship was at the VA in North Hills, CA, where she provided individual, group and family psychotherapy to veterans and their families in the Adult Day Health Care program and the in-patient hospice unit. Diana’s work experience
includes working for Vitas Hospice as a Team Social Worker where she provided individual and family psychotherapy to patients diagnosed with a life-limiting illness and their families. As a Human Options bilingual therapist at the Corbin Family Resource Center in Santa Ana, Diana provided crisis counseling services, individual counseling services, and group counseling services to teens, adults, and older adults. Diana also facilitated the Personal Empowerment Program (PEP) and evidence-based The Incredible Years parenting program. Diana is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Seeking Safety, and Trauma Informed Care. Diana volunteers with the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force and is also a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA).